Chasing Amy (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.



  • Joey Lauren Adams stars as Alyssa Jones
  • Kevin Smith in Chasing Amy (1997)
  • Ben Affleck and Joey Lauren Adams in Chasing Amy (1997)
  • Ben Affleck stars as Holden McNeil
  • Holden & Banky
  • Joey Lauren Adams stars as Alyssa Jones

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Did You Know?


One of Banky's hecklers at the beginning of the movie (accusing him of being a tracer), is Ben Affleck's younger brother, Casey.


Comic Book Writer #1: I don't know. I love Chow Yun Fat. I just don't see him playing Madman.


The length of Silent Bob's cigarette when giving the speech about the origins of "Chasing Amy".

Crazy Credits

The director would like to thank... GOD - For all that's come before, all that'll come after, and most importantly, for right now. JOEY - For giving me something personal to say. I love you poopie. (First one who laughs gets decked!) SCOTT - Master of the Impossible, ying to my yang, heart of my heart... He's my cherry pie. BEN - Outstanding. Outstanding, this guy. JASON LEE - For kicking it Reynold's style. DWIGHT - Hi Duh-Wight. JAY - My little Mewes. JON GORDON - Why, Why, Why?!? MOM & DAD - I know I've got a PG in me somewhere. JOHN PIERSON - Guru, Czar, friend. DAVE - For the prettiest pictures yet. At bargain basement prices, no less! BOB HAWK - For being there from the start, teaching us what makes a movie great, and always doing the dishes. HARVEY - Who, like a good parent, gives us money, offers endless moral support, and spanks us when we need spanking (okay... everything but the spanking part). MIKE ALLRED - For fulfilling this fanboy's dream. See you in the funny papers. THE CAST AND CREW - Who worked for nothing, yet gave everything. MATT SEITZ - For the one review that made a difference. BRIAN MACKEWICH AND BAM - For the extra mile... and the hundred more that followed.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Drama | Romance


Release Date:

18 April 1997



Country of Origin


Box Office


$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,642,402 (USA) (20 April 1997)


$12,006,514 (USA) (28 September 1997)

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